NEW YORK-Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the seating of 22 new members of the Age-Friendly NYC Commission. The Commission grew organically from Age-Friendly NYC which was launched in 2007 as a partnership between the Mayor's Office, the NYC City Council and the New York Academy of Medicine. Age-Friendly NYC works closely with City government, businesses, and non-profit sectors, to assure the City is addressing the challenges and leveraging the opportunities posed by a rapidly increasingly population of older New Yorkers in four major areas - community and civic participation, housing, public spaces and transportation, and health and social services.

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